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Saturday, November 5th, 2011
Complete Obituary
Edward Ahlers
  Edward J. "Bud" Ahlers, 82, Burkettsville, died Nov. 4, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
He was born Nov. 26, 1928, in St. Henry to Edward and Elizabeth Uppenkamp Ahlers.
On Dec. 27, 1952, he married Catherine "Katy" P. Creekmur, who died Nov. 8, 2001.
Survivors are a son, James (Brenda) Ahlers, Tipton; a daughter, Kimberly (Michael) Tracey, Celina; three sisters, Betty Jane Buening, Coldwater; Betty Lou Buening, St. Henry, and Armella (Gerald) Yaklin, Riviera, Texas; a brother, David (Judy) Ahlers, St. Henry; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Phillip Ahlers; a grandson; and an infant brother, Joseph Ahlers.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and retired from J&M Manufacturing, Fort Recovery. He was a member of Fort Recovery American Legion Post 345, in which he served in the honor guard and color guard. He also was a member and past commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6515, Fort Recovery, and member of the Progressive Sportsman Club, Fort Recovery. He was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, Burkettsville.
A funeral Mass will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Military graveside honors will be conducted by the Fort Recovery American Legion.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Monday and 9-9:45 a.m. Tuesday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery.
Online condolences may be directed to www.brockmanboeckmanfh.com.
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